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Value Judgment
Tom Verducci
August 28, 2000
With a .360 average, 36 home runs and 112 RBIs through Sunday, Carlos Delgado ranked among the top three in the American League in each Triple Crown category. The numbers make Delgado a leading MVP candidate but hardly a lock for that honor. Of nine hitters in both leagues who finished among the top trio in those categories since Carl Yastrzemski of the Red Sox won the last Triple Crown, in 1967, six, including Dick Allen (left), were named MVP.—David Sabino
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August 28, 2000

Value Judgment

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With a .360 average, 36 home runs and 112 RBIs through Sunday, Carlos Delgado ranked among the top three in the American League in each Triple Crown category. The numbers make Delgado a leading MVP candidate but hardly a lock for that honor. Of nine hitters in both leagues who finished among the top trio in those categories since Carl Yastrzemski of the Red Sox won the last Triple Crown, in 1967, six, including Dick Allen (left), were named MVP.
—David Sabino

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